Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews, backed by dozens of prison employees and law-enforcement officers, speaks at a news conference on Monday, Feb. 4, in front of his agency's headquarters. Photo: Bill Cotterell
The recidivism rate in Florida prisons -- so costly in tax money and wasted lives -- has fallen a record low in recent years, as state correctional officials and community organizations do a better job of preparing inmates to rejoin society, the Department of Corrections announced Monday.
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